Product Liability and Labelling

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Label health claims - manufacturers given 6 months to comply with new requirements

This briefing from Eversheds outlines how for products that do not currently include health claims, it is now possible to use a health claim on the packaging or advertising, providing that the product meets the conditions of the claim and the general provisions of the European Regulation 1924/2006.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 31 May 2012 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

Discount danger: how some price promotions are in breach of Government legislation

This briefing provides examples of promotional practices which go against Government guidance. Additionally, Shoosmiths uses the BIS Pricing Practices Guidance to outline some of the rules retailers should follow to avoid misleading consumers with their promotional campaigns.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 16 May 2012 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing

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On your marks... the London Olympics legal toolkit

Eversheds outlines how retailers can take full advantage of the forthcoming London 2012 Olympics and ensure business is not disrupted. Areas covered include opening hours; temporary lets; access to services; insurance; the supply chain; signage, displays and products; and managing staff.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 14 May 2012 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance

Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive 2011: have you analysed your products?

To comply with RoHS, producers need to analyse components and materials used in their products to ensure that the relevant prescribed levels of restricted substances are not exceeded. This briefing looks at the revised directive, including the draft regulations and Government consultation.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 26 April 2012 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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Insurance update: breast implant scandal; brokers' duties and coverage; limitation of liability by professionals

Mills & Reeve's inaugral issue of Covernote provides a comprehensive round-up of all the news and issues affecting the insurance industry. Examined in this edition are potential defendants to breast implant claims; brokers' duties and coverage; breach of trust in lender claims; and much more.

Law Firm: Mills & Reeve | Published: 23 March 2012 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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Contracts with consumers - how to avoid a sting in the tail

Retailers should be aware that whether they are providing or receiving goods or services, it is best to ensure that when dealing with exclusion and/or limitation of liability clauses the issue of reasonableness is expressly covered in their contracts. Shoosmiths provides a number of drafting tips.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 16 March 2012 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

Rating: 6 people found this useful

Waste electronics get a recharge: European directives bring widespread changes for producers and exporters

It's all change for producers of electronic goods as the European Council amends the rules for "waste electrical and electronic equipment" and "restriction of hazardous substances". Member states will have 18 months from the date of publication of the revised directive to adopt the measures.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 28 February 2012 | Practice Area: Consumer Protection

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Life after breach: a brief guide to the exclusion of liability clause

The exclusion of liability clause is often the first thing lawyers turn to when reviewing a commercial contract, yet one of the last issues to get resolved. This briefing considers how the courts have been interpreting exclusion clauses, particularly on direct and indirect losses.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 04 November 2011 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

Rating: 19 people found this useful

Legal Week Web Seminar: Setting the scene on e-Discovery

This webinar, supported by Symantec, highlights the legal e-discovery landscape, utilizing data and opinion from a recent survey of over 5,000 lawyers across 10 countries. The expert panel offers practical advice and guidance on developing and implementing well considered strategies.

Law Firm: Symantec | Published: 26 July 2011 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

Rating: 4 people found this useful

Dispute resolution clauses: mitigating the fallout

Often the first time parties look at dispute resolution clauses is when the relationship has deteriorated beyond repair. This briefing from Wragge & Co answers questions including: What is appropriate dispute resolution? How long can it take? And am I bound by the decision?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 06 July 2011 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

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